How Allergies Affect Mood

Allergies and Mood

Our neighbours and friends may welcome spring flowers and the buds on trees, but things can look a little different if you suffer from seasonal allergies. In addition to the coughing, sneezing, sticky eyes, and a runny nose, a growing body of research also suggests a significant link between allergies and mood problems.

Vitamin D: What You Need to Know Now

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We’ve heard about the importance of vitamin D even more than usual over the last year. The “sunshine vitamin” is made naturally in the skin from exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. So does that mean that, with the dark days of winter behind us for now, we are automatically getting enough to avoid vitamin D deficiency? Not necessarily.

Health Tips for the Sun Soaker

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While sun exposure has the benefits of boosting your body’s vitamin D production and making you feel relaxed, overdoing it can be harmful. Thankfully, there are ways to protect yourself from the dangers of sun and heat exposure while still enjoying your summer at the beach.